A pedestrian holding his mobile phone walks past an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in Tokyo.

Japanese stocks enjoyed their best day in more than six weeks on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve expressed confidence in the economy and promis(...)

Irish customers concerned over the safety of their airbags are advised to contact their nearest franchised dealer

With rumours swirling of major auto industry executives looking themselves in a Detroit hotel room to thrash out details of how to deal with the ever-(...)

Jenson Button  will likely partner Fernando Alonso in 2015. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Jenson Button has kept his McLaren seat for the 2015 season.The future of the 2009 world champion has been in doubt for several months, with McLaren p(...)

The prominent motor showrooms and workshop at Longmile Road in west Dublin

Toyota has bought a prominent motor showrooms and workshop at Longmile Road in west Dublin. Tim Scannell of agents Lambert Smith Hampton originally gu(...)

Renault was the most popular car licensed during November, accounting for 11 per cent of all sales during th emonth.

New car sales rose by 12.1 per cent in November, with 1,465 cars licensed during the month. However the sale of second-hand imported cars fell by 6.9 (...)

Lars Himmer will move from  VW in Germany where he is head of group sales strategy

After some weeks of speculation following the departure of former MD Simon Elliot, Volkswagen Group Ireland has announced who its new boss is going to(...)

The Honda  Civic diesel

New research has added weight to arguments about the inefficiency of hybrid cars for longer journeys when compared with diesels. A British emissions-r(...)

How do you review a car that has already been reviewed? The problem for the new Citroën C1, and indeed for the poor journalists assigned to write abou(...)

The BMW i5 seems to be winning the race to put ‘hydrogen’ cars into commercial production

After pushing electric power in the i3 and hybrid urge in the i8, expect BMW’s next “i” model to be hydrogen-powered.Germany’s carmakers are locked in(...)

Best pick for executive car: BMW 5 Series

EXECUTIVE CARS Best in class: BMW 5 Series It’s another case here of rivals getting closer and closer to a BMW product but never quite(...)